Poetry Jazz Café
224 Augusta Ave, Toronto
Two incredible features: Andy Lee and Darrell Epp! Space for 10 open mic poets (3 minutes each--bring a poem of your own invention!) $5.00 admission includes free snacks, great ambiance, and a night of excellent poetry! BIOS below:
Darrell Epp's poetry has appeared in 130 magazines on 6 continents. He is the author of 3 poetry collections: Imaginary Maps, After Hours, and Sinners Dance. After Hours was nominated for a City of Hamilton Literary Arts Award. "A fun, sly jumble of poems that often tackle weighty issues despite their often-light tone, Epp can move into darker registers with incredible confidence." --Winnipeg Free Press "I enjoyed these poems immensely." --William Peter Blatty, author of The Exorcist
Andy Lee (@realandylee) is a Toronto-based poet, lyricist, musician and member of the Writers Guild of Canada. An award-winning writer, his poetry has appeared in Vallum Magazine and was shortlisted for their 2017 Chapbook Award. He has incanted his poems at the International Festival of Authors, the Nuyorican Poets Café in New York City, down under in Australia and on the playa of the Black Rock Desert, among other places. Andy is the author of Chrys and Coco, a children’s book about friendship and diversity, available on Amazon. (Photo credit Dominic Ali).